Outlook PST file acts as a container that holds all the contents of your Microsoft Outlook profile like mailbox, contacts, calendar, tasks, journals, RSS feeds, notes, etc. But, Microsoft Outlook PST file has maximum size limit for each version such as a PST file size is limited to 2GB in older versions of MS Outlook 2000 and 2002. While using these Outlook versions, if PST file goes beyond this size limit, then it gets corrupt and you face error messages. Sometimes, you fail to access your mailbox data and get various frustrating error messages. In fact, oversize of PST file degrades the performance of MS Outlook and it takes long time to send/receive emails.
Common Outlook errors occurred due to oversize of PST file:
To avoclass these issues, you are always recommended to keep a regular eye on your PST file size. Also, on regular basis you should do the following activities:
These methods are just like precautions that you should use to avoclass PST file corruptions which usually occur due to oversized PST file. Unfortunately, if your Outlook PST file has been corrupted and inaccessible then you should look for PST recovery tool that can repair 2GB PST file. Scanpst.exe (Inbox repair tool) is a free in-built tool of Microsoft which gets installed automatically with MS Outlook. However it is useful in fixing minor PST issues but it is not enough to repair 2GB PST file and other PST file issues. In fact, inbox repair tool (Scanpst.exe) has various limitations.
Limitations of Inbox repair tool (scanpst.exe):
Now, the best alternative of Inbox repair tool (Scanpst.exe) is available and it is repair PST tool. It is much powerful to repair minor and severe PST corruption issues and recover every bit of PST file data. It provclasses you far better result than the Scanpst.exe.
Significant features of Repair PST tool:
Before purchasing full version, you can try free trial version of repair PST file. It repair 2GB PST file issues and recovers all PST file data quickly and accurately. With this version, you can repair and recover PST email items but cannot save at desired location. You can only see preview of recovered files.